Dan Ross

Surfing Ambassador


Angourie, Australia


Angourie, Australia

Patagonia Surfing Ambassador Dan Ross
As a kid in Northern New South Wales, Dan dreamed of being a pro surfer. That dream landed him on the World Tour, with a deserved reputation for powerful rail work and committed surfing in challenging conditions. Now, he hunts big waves, coaches young surfers and speaks out for environmental causes. His advice: “live simply, eat organic, give back and have fun.”

Career Highlights

  • Qualified for the 2008 World Tour through a 4th Placing at World Cup of Surfing (Sunset Beach)
  • Won the Margaret River Masters Prime Event in 2009
  • World Qualifying Series Champion, 2009
  • Watching one of the athletes he coaches, Sally Fitzgibbons win The Bells Beach World Tour Event in 2011